Ian Abramson, Ph.D., Unit Chief

The DMIS Unit provides TMARC investigators and staff with a state-of-the-art web-based data management and reporting system, and both the hardware and software for multi-site collaborative research and communication.

Unit Resource Objectives:

  1. Support web-based tools for fast, accurate, and secure multi-site data entry.
  2. Design, build and maintain secure, high-availability data systems.
  3. Develop and maintain tools for the secure tracking, reporting and downloading of data.
  4. Facilitate communication and collaboration among Cores, Projects, and related studies.


In addition to the data collected in pursuit of specific scientific aims, the TMARC data management system tracks and displays agendas, minutes, reports, publications and other information facilitating scholarly exchange, collaboration, education and training. Multi-site collaboration is further facilitated in software through the use of secure content management systems and video-teleconferencing solutions.

Sponsored by NIH/NIDA P50DA026306

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